Garden Peas with Fresh Mint


Garden Peas with Fresh Mint

3 cups frozen peas, thawed                                        ¼ tsp. salt

1 tbsp. olive oil                                                            ½ tsp. ground black pepper

2 tbsp. fresh mint, chopped

In a frying pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat.  Add the peas and cook until tender, about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Add a small amount of water if needed.  Stir in the mint.  Season with salt and pepper.  Serve immediately.

Makes 6 servings.

Each serving provides 86 calories, 4 grams protein, 12 grams carbohydrate, 3 grams fat, 102 milligrams sodium, 2 grams fiber.